Metal Building Trends

The Metal Building Trends blog covers the latest trends, technologies, and techniques in the metal building industry. Star Building Systems' Joe Edge has more than forty years of experience in the design, construction, and sales of custom metal building solutions for all types of applications, from schools and warehouses to retail stores and airport hangars.
Education Facility | March 19, 2014 | Bryan Arlington
In every aspect of a metal building, you can tweak the cost by adjusting the finish, panel thickness, and pane...
Metals | March 11, 2014 | Kim Mulder
We had worked together for 30 years. As a long-standing client of mine, he and I had gone through many project...
Architects | February 19, 2014 | John Negich
When it’s time to build or expand, the first step is finding a builder that fits your needs. Once you have fou...
Architects | February 13, 2014 | David Alexander
They say the best way to eat an elephant is one bite at a time. Expanding your building or constructing a new...
Architects | February 06, 2014 | John Negich
Visitors to the Keene Family YMCA in New Hampshire are often surprised by what they encounter. Liz Coppola cal...
Architects | January 30, 2014 | Gabe Savely
Every year brings changes. This one won’t be any different. We’ll see growth in some areas, declines in others...
Architects | January 23, 2014 | Allen Hurtz
What looks like brick, stucco or wood on the outside could actually be a metal building. Metal is no longer ea...
Architects | January 12, 2014 | Bob Zabcik
The biggest threat to human life in a building isn’t the potential of natural disasters, but the threat of hum...
Architects | January 06, 2014 | Bryan Arlington
If you had to define value engineering in a single word, you might boil it down to "efficiency." That would be...
Architects | December 16, 2013 | Gabe Savely
Automation is the future you can’t avoid, though you may try. Even within the metal building industry—which is...

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Airports | November 15, 2013 | Gene Bell
Beyond its long-standing role as a preferred material for a building’s structure and roof, metal is making its...
Architects | October 28, 2013 | Doug Clark
Given their durability and ease of use, metal roofs have been a common feature on rural houses for decades. No...
Architects | October 23, 2013 | John Negich
While the durability of metal as a construction material is widely recognized, some of its other advantages ar...
Airports | October 18, 2013 | Joe Edge
When a group of MIT researchers recently discovered that stress can cause metal alloy to fuse rather than brea...
Architects | October 07, 2013 | Joe Edge
With origins tracing back to the mid-1950s, the modern metal shipping container continues to serve as a secure...
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